Textile, Textile Product, and Apparel Manufacturing

January 2006
Career Guide to Industries;2006/2007, p85
Trade Publication
The article reports on the contribution of the textile industry to the economic activity in the U.S. The textile mills and products industry comprises establishments that produce yarn, thread, and fabric and a wide variety of other textile products for use by individuals. About 416,000 workers are employed by the textile mills and textile product industries. It is noted that the industry offers employment opportunities in a variety of occupations.


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